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Georgia businesses could lose $26 billion annually from water wars with Alabama, Florida

November 24, 2009 Leave a comment

http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2009/11/post_238.html

$26 billion with a B!!?? I will have to look into the math behind this claim….Bo

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Xpress X19 Swamped on Erie

November 23, 2009 Leave a comment

A very bad day that could have been much worse

Those who know me know that I have two fishing fetishes: 1) I love stories of oldie but goodie lures being used in modern times, and 2) I love aluminum boats.  I thought I’d share this story written by Steve Coulter and his eerie experience on Erie in an aluminum boat. Being swamped is not cool.  But the fact that the boat’s flotation worked is cool.  Click here to read about Eerie Erie — Bo

Robby Rose Cheating Scandal Update

November 20, 2009 2 comments

Local TV Coverage of Robby Rose Cheating Scandal

Much of the feedback (i.e. backlash) that we have received after our pilot episode has inquired about the current status of the Robby Rose cheating scandal. As of now we have not heard of any arrest or charges being pressed against Mr. Rose. It has been reported that the case is being investigated–but no specifics into the investigation have been released. There is a rumor that biologists are DNA testing the fish in question to determine if it came from Lake Ray Hubbard. Many have speculated that Mr. Rose’s MO was to catch fish from a different lake and somehow weigh them in at tournament waters that have a smaller average fish size. I am disappointed that there are no reports of Rose’s property being searched for further evidence. We will keep you updated. — Bo

12/10/2009 Update: This post is apparently the most popular post on our blog. Click here to hear a round table discussion about the Robby Rose scandal from a panel of fishing journalists.

01/13/2010 Update: In the month’s podcast we get an update on the investigation from Captain Garry Collins of TPWD.

4/14/2010 Update: I suggest clicking this link to find current information on the Robby Rose Cheating Scandal.

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Listen to Our Pilot Episode.

November 10, 2009 Leave a comment

Our Lame LogoClick here to listen to our pilot episode. Or, do a search for “The Armchair Anglers Podcast” on the  iTunes store or your podcast provider of choice.  Feedback has been positive enough that we will run one episode per month for a while and see where it goes from there.   Let us know what you think.

For this episode Terry Brown from http://www.wired2fish.com and Mark Jeffreys from http://www.basszone.com join us to discuss cheating in Texas and the FLW Eastern Series.

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